What are the real chances of getting into a Kent Grammar School?

If your child is in a Kent Primary School then they are more likely to get a place than in any other Grammar School area. Kent has a full provision of Grammar Schools and aims to take the top 25% of applicants. If your child is in a class of 30 and they are in the top 6 or so children then they should have a good chance of doing well if they prepare properly for the test.

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